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I hope this message finds you and your family well as your student begins Autumn Quarter at Seattle Pacific University. On behalf of SPU faculty, staff, and administration, I warmly welcome you, all of our new and returning families. I’m delighted to share with you some of the energy and excitement around campus.
This summer we completed the new Music Department studios along Nickerson and extensively renovated Crawford Hall. Our faculty prepared for your student’s classroom experience. Read more.
News and Events for SPU Parents and Families
SPU Ranked No. 2 in “Best
Colleges — Best Value”
in the West by U.S. News & World Report
We are excited to report that Seattle Pacific University has been ranked No. 2 in the category “Best Colleges — Best Value” in the West in U.S. News & World Report’
s 2016 college rankings. Read more
SPU Receives King County Crisis Preparedness Award
On September 3, 2015, Seattle Pacific University received the 2015 King County Executive’s Award for Community Preparedness. The award recognizes “outstanding efforts made by communities to respond to emergencies.” Read the news release
Social Justice: SPU
Watch how Seattle Pacific University students, professors, and staff are engaging in social justice, not only in the classroom but in the broader community as well.
Mom’s Day is just around the corner!
Moms, enjoy time with your son or daughter — and gain insights into campus life. Hosted by the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations, this is the perfect reason to come on campus and enjoy the day with your student.
When: Saturday, November 14, 2015
Where: Upper Gwinn Commons
The schedule includes:
||Parent prayer meeting
||Special program, including words of welcome from Pam Martin, wife of President Martin
||Optional afternoon activities, including an Argosy Boat Cruise on Lakes Union and Washington
||Theatre performance of “Elephants Graveyard” in McKinley Hall
Register now for Mom’s Day
View photos of Mom’s Day 2014
2015–16 Theatre Season
It’s almost time to raise the curtain on SPU’s 55th theatre season! From November’s powerful “Elephant’s Graveyard” to Spring Quarter’s musical “The Spitfire Grill,” this year promises to be another don’t-miss season. Learn more.